Regulation Directory project - Austria
Regulator(s) of Admission
Registration is carried out by one of the nine local bar associations. Details can be found through the Federal Bar.
Regulator(s) of Practice
Local bar association. There is one bar association (Rechtsanwaltskammer) in every federal province of Austria. Details of these can be obtained through the website of the Federal Bar (www.rechtsanwaelte.at)
First Instance: Disciplinary Council of the local Bar Association; Second Instance: Supreme Court
Primary Legislative Source
Rechtsanwaltsordnung (RAO) (Legal Profession Act) 24 June 1996